EFP Brief No. 70: Biotech Estonia 2020

The main aim of the eForesee project “Biotechnology Foresight in Estonia” (2002-2003) was to help develop innovation and industrial policy measures and elements in order to create long-term (10-20 years) possibilities of sustainable growth in biotechnology and related industrial sectors in Estonia. It focused on the development of institutional, economic and legal measures for the creation and sustainability of biotechnology as a new paradigm leading industry; through these measures, the management of various economic, developmental and social ‘side- effects’ – due to the development of biotechnology within and outside Estonia – were also achieved.

EFMN Brief No. 70 – Biotech Estonia 2020

Tags: education, entrepreneurs, human resources, internationalization, sustainability, universities

Categories: brief, Environment (including climate change), Estonia, Food, agriculture and fisheries, biotechnology, Geography, National, Themes, Time Horizon, until 2020

Author : Tonia Damvakeraki